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votes cast early. >> we're working on a cost early voting cost with overtime involved, use of facilities, mailings, printing. >> reporter: the montgomery county had the lowest turn out only 7500 people voted early out of a possible half a million. that's a little more than 1%. the state however is optimistic that as it becomes a regular part of the election process the early turn out will increase substantially. >>> remember abc2news.com has you covered with all the results on our web site today we are asking do you think early voting is worth the cost to you the taxpayer? tell us why or why not. all you have to do is head to abc2news.com to vote. >>> around 80 degrees last couple of hours top of this hour we bumped up to 83 at bwi. warm afternoon beautiful september sunshine what's to complain about right. take a look at some of the number out this this afternoon. 78 downtown, 75 in annapolis right now. we've got 79 in cambridge we actually started off in 40s this morning. sunny and beautiful way across the entire eastern u. s. off to the left of your screen that is our
advertisements are notorious for stretching the truth. this political season no exception. a viewer sent us a -- what looked like a so-called official ballot here they received in the mail saying me felt it could -- they felt it could mislead voters. but the university of law school dean says political speech, rhetoric and satire are protected by the first amendment and it's up to the voter to decide the truth. >> most political rhetoric is aimed at a small and increasingly smaller middle. these people are more persuadable in part because they generally are ambivalent and in part because it turns out in many cases the middle, or the so-called middle is in fact imposed of people who are less tuned in to politics. >> reporter: graber says our society is so politically porlarrized right now it's hard to change peoples' minds once they are made up. >>> one of the nation's biggest political havanaweights is throwing his support behind robert ehrlich. john mccain announced his endorsement. he made the endorsement after a meeting of the u.s. naval academy board of visitors. sarah palin, is support
could cause deadly health problems. >>> how a doctor is using his personal struggles to inspire others to get fit. >>> i'm meteorologist wyatt everhart. 76 cool degrees at bwi five degrees below average. 76 was your two degree guarantee. susan andrade you're a 2-degree weather winner talk about the rain system headed our way for the weekend coming up. i'm bob ehrlich. i'm not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. today maryland is in trouble. we're worse off than we were four years ago. dangerous debt, higher taxes, not enough jobs. we need real leadership to turn this state around. fix the budget -- honestly. grow small businesses -- really. excellent schools -- everywhere. protect the bay -- finally. it's why i'm running. to make the state we love not just good but great. now let's get down to work. . >>> a health alert tonight concussion concerns involving student athletes. experts say more than 41% of those injured return to action too soon leading to cognitive physical and emotional problems past the initial injury. howard county health officials say they want pare
makes one better than the other? >> the majority of the council members who know both of us have endorsed me and it's not a reflection necessarily on him but i think it's just who do we think is going to be the best ceo of this $2.5 billion corporation that we have here in baltimore county. >> i don't run against people. i run for an office. i'm running for baltimore county executive and people in this county are going to be the ones who decide whether they want me working for them and that's what i'll do. >> both men have also raised and spent a ton of money for this new job. the winner of the democratic nomination will face businessman and former state legislator kenneth c. holt who is running unopposed in the republican primary. roosevelt leftwich, abc2. >> thanks. the chance to cast your ballot without long lines, today was the last day of early voting for the maryland primary. election day is set for tuesday, september 14th. >>> weatherwise today, well, beautiful sunshine and a little cooler out there as well. we saw temperatures only into the mid and upper 70s in most spots
away. they also recovered the knife used to stab the unidentified 37-year-old victim in the back. a month ago this man who refused to give us his name claims a group of teens also approached him. in the same neighborhood. >> i was on my way home. one kid asked me -- ( indiscernible ) -- two more walked up. >> reporter: he claims one teen raised their arm as if to strike him. >> ( indiscernible ) -- put his hand up. i told him not to do it. >> reporter: the latest stabbing happened in the middle of the afternoon. >> there's a lot of college people around here. i don't know why that would happen. >> i wouldn't have walked down here if i had known that. >> reporter: police stepped up patrols surrounding penn station a after the fatal stabbing of a johns hopkins researcher in july. >> it's frustrating for police especially in this area where you have increased patrols, you have cameras, the university of baltimore police, the university of maryland police, the baltimore police. there are plenty of resources in that area. and the fact that young men and women resort to violence for
us the original projections were 25% to 30% turnout. as of 3:00 this afternoon it was far less than 20% in the county. early voting is only counting for about 3% of the voters. she says this could be a record year in a bad way. >> we're averaging anywhere from 200 to 300 at a precinct. there are 23 precincts in baltimore county, some coming in just breaking 500 after 3:00 today. that's pretty low. >> is that surprising? >> it is. i was expecting at least 25% to 30% turnout. we had a 33% turnout back in 2006. for the gubernatorial primary. so i was hoping we would reach around that. >> both brown and jones say they do expect the numbers to pick up. some after people start getting off work and going to the polls but not by much. roosevelt leftwich, abc2 news. >>> for months you've heard them talk about the changes they would bring to the community. gregg bernstein says he understands crime, patricia jessamy says you need her experience. tonight you decide who is the best person for the state's attorney job in baltimore city. we begin with christian schaffer who is live in south baltim
:00. workers inside were using hydrofluoric acid a highly deadly and toxic acid when the spill occurred. when city fire crews arrived they found a lot of acid in a very small space. >> upon the arrival they were met by employees who reported approximately 5-gallons spilled hydrofluoric acid inside the building. for evaluation by our hazmat pacific force revealed closer to 50 to 55-gallons of hydrofluoric said spilled inside this building. >> fully suited hazmat teams spent hours applying soda ash to neutralize the acid. no one seriously hurt in this incident. >> thanks rosie. a howard county man is charged with homicide and arson after last night's fire at a columbia apartment. police say that 34-year-old damon white stabbed his ex-wife thelma wynn before intentionally setting fire to the apartment on majors lane. police now say they have more evidence in the case. >> we don't have specific details about those pieces of evidence, we are analyzing a knife and the fire investigators have seen evidence inside the apartment that the fire was intentionally set. >> police say he is in stable c
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